Linnaeus Laboratory - Health and Safety and Compliance Officer

10 Jan 2022

Role: Health and Safety and Compliance Officer

Location: Gisborne

Linnaeus Limited is a private laboratory providing clients with a broad range of diagnostic testing and Research & Development activities in the areas of plant and soil health, water and food quality, and industrial waste. Linnaeus Limited is a subsidiary of Riversun Nursery Limited.

We are seeking a Health and Safety and Compliance Officer to maintain compliance and certifications across various compliance platforms for our horticultural clients. You will be responsible for maintaining a robust internal audit system and document control programme to maintain ongoing compliance. Also keeping company current Health and Safety systems up to date

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and carrying out internal and external audits. 
  • Assisting managers in ensuring close out of audit findings.
  • Maintaining an equipment calibration database.
  • Maintaining an effective document control system.
  • Managing training databases.
  • Maintaining some Health and Safety systems.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate team player with auditing and quality systems experience. Preferably you will have:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in quality assurance and auditing.
  • Knowledge or experience in NZ GAP/GLOBALG.A.P, NZAGA High Health Scheme, KVH KPCS, NZW Grafted Grapevine Standard, NZ Plant Production Biosecurity Scheme and Food control plans/HACCP.
  • Viticulture or horticulture experience.
  • Health and Safety experience.
  • Experience in document control.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong oral and written skills.
  • A good eye for detail and good time management.
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or valid work visa.
  • Applicants must be COVID19 double vaccinated

How to apply

If this role sounds like a good fit for you, please apply by submitting a copy of your CV & a cover letter detailing why you feel you are the best candidate for this position to 

We look forward to hearing from you

Health and Safety and Compliance Officer
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